Represented Kindred Healthcare in its partnership with Tennova Healthcare and the University of Tennessee Medical Center to develop an inpatient rehabilitation hospital.
Represented LifePoint Health in its acquisition by Apollo Global Management, LLC by providing transaction, healthcare regulatory, tax, employee benefits and real estate advice to the company. Apollo subsequently merged LifePoint with RCCH HealthCare Partners. LifePoint Health was acquired by private equity firm Apollo Global Management, LLC in a deal valued at $5.6 billion. Apollo subsequently merged LifePoint with RCCH HealthCare Partners, a 16-hospital system. The combined company now operates under the name LifePoint Health. At the time of the closing, the combined hospital system operated 84 hospitals in largely rural areas across 30 states, with a portfolio including physician practices and outpatient clinics and pro forma 2017 revenues of over $8 billion.
Represented an academic medical center in its $600 million combination with a regional non-profit health system to develop a collaborative to expand access to quality healthcare in the region.
Represented LifePoint Health in its divestiture of Teche Regional Medical Center in Louisiana and also provided transaction, intellectual property and healthcare regulatory advice.
Represented LifePoint Health in its sale of three Louisiana hospital campuses including Mercy Regional Medical Center, Acadian Medical Center, and Minden Medical Center.
Served as lead counsel to LifePoint Health in its sale of Rickdale Medical Center, a 138-bed acute care hospital in Conyers, Georgia, to Piedmont Healthcare, an Atlanta-based healthcare delivery system.
Represented an academic medical center with respect to its $100 million investment in a large regional not for profit health system.
Represented LifePoint Health in the creation of a joint venture with LHC Group, including 40 home health agencies and hospices. LifePoint Health, an investor-owned hospital system, created an innovative and strategic partnership with LHC Group, Inc., a national provider of home health and hospice services, whereby all of LifePoint Health's and certain of LHC's home health and hospice assets were contributed to the newly formed joint venture which included 40 home health agencies and hospices in total.
Represented Pennsylvania-based Ellwood City Hospital in its acquisition by Florida-based Americore Health LLC, which included the hospital's conversion from a non-profit to for-profit hospital.
Represented Mississippi Baptist Health System in its merger with Baptist Memorial Healthcare, resulting in a combined system of 21 hospitals with $2.5 billion in revenues. Mississippi Baptist Health Systems merged with Memphis-based Baptist Memorial Health Care to create the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in the region. The deal combined Baptist Memorial's 17 hospitals across Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee with Mississippi Baptist's four hospitals and resulted in a combined 21 hospitals with $2.5 billion in revenues.
Advised LifePoint Health in its acquisition of Providence Hospitals in South Carolina from the Sisters of Charity Health System.
Represented LifePoint Health in its acquisition of St. Francis Hospital, a 376-bed acute care hospital in Columbus, Georgia.
Represented the Regional Health Network of Kentucky, a joint venture between Norton Healthcare and LifePoint Health, in its acquisition of Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville, Kentucky.
Represented LifePoint Health in its joint venture with Watertown Regional Medical Center, a 55-bed hospital in Wisconsin.
Represented Kindred Healthcare in its $195 million acquisition of Centerre Healthcare, an operator of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals.
Represented Duke LifePoint Healthcare in its $500 million acquisition of Conemaugh Health System, west-central Pennsylvania's largest health system, including three hospitals, outpatient facilities and physician practices. The transaction required the review and approval of the Attorney General of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the Orphans Court of Cambria County, including hearings before the Judge of Cambria County and including the transfer of approximately 80 properties and 150 licenses and permits and defeasance of 10 series of Hospital Revenue Bonds.
Represented Kindred in its acquisition of Senior Home Care, one of the largest and the premier home health provider in Florida and Louisiana with 47 locations. Kindred Healthcare, Inc. acquired Senior Home Care, Inc. for a purchase price of $95 million. At closing, Senior Home Care was one of the largest and the premier home health provider in Florida and Louisiana operating through 47 locations. This transaction was one of the top 5 largest acquisitions in the home health space at the time of closing.
Represented Kindred Healthcare in its sale of two long-term acute care hospitals and the acquisition of four LTAC hospitals operated by Select Medical.
Represented Duke LifePoint in its acquisition of Marquette General Hospital in Michigan for $483 million.
Represented LifePoint Health in its joint venture with Emory Healthcare. The joint venture was formed to enhance access to, and delivery of high-quality, cost-effective care; improve the health of residents in Columbus, Ga., and surrounding communities; and strengthen the regional benefits of Emory’s health care expertise close to home. St. Francis Hospital in Columbus, Georgia, was the initial facility owned by the joint venture.
Represented the Regional Health Network of Kentucky and Southern Indiana, a joint venture between Norton Healthcare and LifePoint Health, in its acquisition of Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville, Kentucky.